Taras Bilous is a historian, activist of the group Sotsialʹnyy Ruch (Social Movement) and editor at the left-wing Ukrainian magazine Commons. He grew up in the Donbas, “in a nationalist family,” as he says. Part of his family still lives there.

“Humanitarian aid alone is not enough”

Self‑Determination and the War in Ukraine

A letter to the Western Left from Kyiv

“The Left in the West Must Rethink”